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    • Equity in Education

    • By: Kathy Baron
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, Kathy Baron
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Brown vs. the Board of Education was the 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared the old "separate but equal" policies of many school boards unconstitutional. The Brown case triggered numerous court mediated desegregation policies around the country, all designed to get equal education to all students. Producer Kathy Baron looks at school districts in California, fifty years after the Brown decision. What, in fact, does an equal education look like?

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    • Digital Equity

    • By: Kathy Baron
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, Kathy Baron
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Whether it's a one room schoolhouse, a bilingual high school, or a magnet school, technology plays a significant role in the 21st century classroom. And therein lies a story about an unequal playing field and a process that isn't as simple as it seems. Districts not only grapple with obtaining the technology but they have to figure out what to do with it once it enters the classroom. Access, support, training and vision now become pieces of the classroom technology puzzle.

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    • Sneak Out

    • By: Kathy Baron
    • Narrated by: Lisa Simeone, Kathy Baron
    • Length: 22 mins
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    In the 1960s, in California, African American parents set up an elaborate ruse to get their children a better education. Restricted to poor schools in low income East Palo Alto, outside of San Francisco, parents looked across the freeway and devised a way to send their children to wealthy Palo Alto schools. A young mother, barely educated herself, organized the Sneak Out program. Working with white parents, the program was a modern day Underground Railroad.

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